Constituency Team Lead

Vacancy Number:011
Title: Constituency Team Lead
Duration:This is a one-year (12 month) contract with the option to renew
Exp.: 2021-03-02-(3 Weeks From now)
Jobs no:1
Salary:Per NTA Salary Scale


Organization: Chemonics | About Chemonics
City: Kabul
Country: AF


Education:Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree preferred.
Work Experience:Master’s with 5 or bachelor’s with 7 Years

  • Master’s or its equivalent with 5 years of relevant experience; Bachelor’s degree with 7 years of relevant experience

  • Demonstrated experience in leading and managing the team to successfully deliver services to customers

  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with a broad range of people

  • Familiarity with the diverse communities

  • Remains calm composed and positive in stressful or high-pressured situations

  • Makes good decisions based upon a mixture of analysis wisdom experience and judgement

  • Ability to present complex information to a variety of audiences

  • Strong capacity for research analysis and synthesis of detailed information

  • Advanced knowledge of project management relationship management and constituency services

  • Ability to work with assignments demanding critical judgement analytical thinking and creative problem-solving.

  • Familiarity with member’s constituency and portfolio areas and key stakeholder groups is essential

  • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership in a highly motivated team

  • Ability to write results-based reporting

  • Knowledge and understanding of the institutional legal and policy frameworks at country level

  • Be comfortable with working within a multidisciplinary multi-cultural team

  • Fluency oral and written English language communication skills

  • A proven record of excellent management strategic thinking and decision-making leadership communication and interpersonal skills including being a strong writer and articulate speaker

  • Demonstrate ability to find viable solutions to complicated problems in a flexible time-sensitive and creative manner

  • Ability to establish working relationships with the government and non- government organizations and effective outreach and networking

  • Ability to travel to the provinces per requirement of the project

  • Strong knowledge of USAID rules regulations procedures reporting and Afghan Government policies and labor laws preferred

Duties & Responsibilities

The constituency team lead will provide an excellent service to WECS with strong analytical skills initiative and the ability to think strategically and creatively. This individual needs to have strong networking and interpersonal skills including the ability to work well with different community and civil society activists’ groups.

  • Provide programmatic support to the overall goal of ensuring that the WECS project is successfully implemented.   

  • Provides support and advocacy for constituents in their coordination and negotiation with government authorities.

  • Engaging with political parties religious and traditional leaders to promote inclusiveness in political party policies and overcome barriers that hinder women’s political participation. 

  • Provide support to further strengthen capacity of the central and provincial women’s advocacy networks.

  • Arranges public meetings meetings with constituents and other community events and represents WECS in all meetings/events.

  • Manages the day-to-day operations of the Constituency technical team including correspondence information management and other office duties as required.

  • Interprets and explains complex policies and legislation to adapt and learn new

  • processes and applications and to show initiative and ingenuity when confronted with problems or unique situations.

  • Support women’s networks to produce radio programs and identify resource persons to speak on women’s political participation and representation

  • Provide provincial specific context and information during program implementation and reporting

  • Introduce digital learning/awareness  platforms to promote women political representation and participation

  • Provide weekly updates on implementation progress monthly narrative reports.

  • Lead in monitoring all activities carried out by team and ensure that activities are rigorously compiled and consistently reported to client government counterparts and other stakeholders.

  • Attend key workshops and meetings related to the WECS project. 

  • Assist with unplanned or emerging activities that have implication for the output deliverables or success.

  • Develops and maintains effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders

  • Ensures timely and accurate management and reporting of any potential hazards to prevent harm

  • Perform other tasks as assigned by Supervisor

Submission Guideline

Please submit your updated CV and cover letter to [email protected] with a subject line (Constituency Team Lead – 011) no later than March 02 2021. Correspondents without a subject line will not be entertained.

Important notes:

  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
  • CVs received after the above-mentioned deadline will not be considered
  • Only short-listed candidates will be notified.
  • This vacancy is open only to Afghan Nationals
  • No in-person appointments or telephone calls will be entertained
  • Candidates who are applying for this position must fully meet the education requirement as specified
  • At the time of application candidates must also meet in full the experience requirement
  • Short-listed candidates will be requested to provide educational documents such as degrees diplomas certificates and other pertinent documents as needed. Failure to provide the required documentation will result in disqualification of their application from further consideration
Email: [email protected]